Wed. Nov 20th, 2019

Will the Sprint and T-Mobile merger create competition?

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/22/20924775/podcast-interview-gigi-sohn-net-neutrality-sprint-tmobile-merger-carrier-competition-vergecast

Will the Sprint and T-Mobile merger create competition?
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

This week for our interview series on The Vergecast, host and Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel talks to Gigi Sohn, a distinguished fellow at Georgetown Law’s Institute for Technology Law and Policy. We’ve had Gigi on the show before to talk about the ramifications following the repeal of net neutrality.

This time, we brought her back to talk about some recent developments in the tech policy world, including lawmakers in states like California introducing net neutrality bills.

We also talk to Gigi about the Sprint and T-Mobile merger and the issues surrounding how that merger will seemingly go through unless it’s stopped by a lawsuit from several states. Can Dish become a fourth mobile carrier?

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/22/20924775/podcast-interview-gigi-sohn-net-neutrality-sprint-tmobile-merger-carrier-competition-vergecast

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